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Colorado Dems divided after state convention

Posted: 2:27 PM, Apr 17, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-17 16:34:31-04
Colorado Dems divided after state convention
Colorado Dems divided after state convention
Colorado Dems divided after state convention

There are now big divisions in Colorado's Democratic party after Bernie Sanders swept over Colorado delegates during the party's state convention in Loveland.  And part of the fix may include changing Colorado from a caucus to a primary system.

On this week's Politics Unplugged, Denver7 reporter Marc Stewart and Assistant State House Majority Leader Dominick Moreno joined Anne Trujillo to discuss the convention and what's ahead for Colorado's Democratic Party.

 

"I think the caucus system is pretty insular.  It’s very difficult," Moreno told Stewart and Trujillo.  "You start out at the caucus, then you have to go to the congressional district convention, then the state convention.  It’s a huge time commitment.  If we had a primary system, Colorado loves their mail in ballots, if we had that then everyone’s voices could be heard."

Moreno says he expects a vote on changing the system before the current legislative session adjourns in May.

 

Politics Unplugged with Anne Trujillo & Marshall Zelinger airs Sundays at 4 p.m. on Denver7.

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